The Hoopster by Alan Sitomer

Andre did not want to acknowledge that racism in fact did play a part in his life. Andre just probably had never experienced racism personally. Andre goes to a magic show with Gwen, a white girl. To Andre the night was perfect nothing had gone wrong, but at that same time there was a racist remark made towards his date and him. "Things would have been drastically different if he had heard the bearded guy in the back of the club get a big laugh from his buddies when he said, Why-oh-why is a honeypot like that sitting with a niggeraE(pg.50). This quote shows how Andre was unaware of the fact that some guys were making racist remarks about him and his date because they were of different races. I remember this one time when my cousin and her black boyfriend went to a party. They were having a great time and they did not think that anyone would have a problem because of there difference of race. Later that night a black girl bumped into her on the dance floor and said to her boyfriend, "Why are you with this good for nothing Mexican girl, when you can have any black girl you want.aE After this comment my cousin realized that the majority of the people at the party were i



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